April 11, 1971 (51)
Oliver Riedel, sometimes referred to as “Ollie” Riedel, is a German musician and bassist for the band Rammstein. Born in Schwerin, Germany, Oliver Riedel began playing music in a band called the Inchtabokatables at the age of 19. In 1994, Riedel, Till Lindemann, Richard Kruspe, and Christoph Schneider entered and won the Berlin Senate Metro beat contest that allowed them to record a four-track demo professionally. Paul Landers and Christian “Flake” Lorenz would later join the band they named Rammstein.